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Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa

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At Jumeirah, we are committed to encouraging and developing our colleagues in world class environments. We value diversity and provide equal opportunities, employing over 14,000 colleagues from over 140 different countries including locations in Asia Pacific, CIS, Central Asia, Western and Eastern Europe, South America, Africa and the Middle East.
 
We want you to do well from the beginning, so we’ll give you every chance to impress during the recruitment process. We promise our colleagues a warm welcome and will help you feel part of our Jumeirah family from day one. You can rely on us to support you as you settle into your journey with us and make Jumeirah ‘Your Place to Shine’.
 
Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel and Spa offers easy access to Kuwait’s Central Business District, airport and major attractions. The beachfront resort features 316 rooms and suites, 80 residential suites and 12 villas, seven restaurants, cafés and lounges, a Talise Spa, 200-metre private beach, two swimming pools and a children’s play area. Extensive conference and banqueting facilities are available, including the Badriah ballroom.
 
About the role
 
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a HSE Manager to join Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa, Kuwait to ensure that high standards of health, safety and environment are maintained and appropriate improved, and contribute to the achievement of the Jumeirah HSE strategy by planning, scheduling, coordinating and controlling the activities of the hotel, providing quality and timely advice to the Management.
 
The main duties and responsibilities of this role are: 
  • In cooperation with the Group HSE function, assist with the development, implementation and continuous improvement of the HSE management system, programs and processes.
  • Co-ordinate and oversee the implementation of Health, Safety and Environment within the respective SBU.
  • Fire safety evacuations, alarms and drills.
  • Beach and water safety.
  • Conduct Risk Assessment periodically and ensure identified risks are managed and controlled.
  • Chair the monthly HSE committee meeting and raise and deliberate with committee on any HSE issues.
  • Monitor trends and recommend pro-active action plans to remedy potential problems.
  • Facilitate, investigate and analyse incidents/accidents and make sure lessons learned are shared and communicated to the concern parties, verify the continuing implementation and effectiveness of the Operations with regards to HSE.
  • Implement and manage Near-Miss reporting and other Hazard Identification programs.
  • Manage all Occupational Health and Safety & hygiene related matters.
  • Review, assist and coordinate all Fire, Life Safety procedures in conjunction with Security & Technical Support departments.
  • Carry out investigate all alleged food poisoning cases.
  • Assist the F&B team in HACCP implementation and certification.
  • Monitor and ensure Health and Safety related equipments are compliant to local legislation and international standards,  and have the required maintenance and third party certification.
  • Carry out HSE training such as Near Miss, Risk Assessment, Environmental awareness, etc. for all the colleagues.
  • Ensure Senior Management involvement and awareness in Health, Safety & Environment Management System (HSEMS) and issues through training, inspections, communications, and direct coaching.
  • Manage and coordinate HSE Audit, third party visits related to HSE. This will include visits by the authorities, authorised insurance companies and consultants, ensure all HSE activities are in accordance with the local legislation and Jumeirah Standards, generate projects aimed at the continuous improvement of HSE performance of the SBU’s Operations.
  • Manage and ensure the HSE yearly strategy is implemented by all departments, liaise with HODs to ensure that HSEMS, programs and initiatives meet Jumeirah HSE standards.
  • Produce monthly HSE reports and identify trends and occurrences.
  • Communicate information to relevant parties such as the Executive Committee, Group HSE and insurers.
  • Ensure monthly Executive summary is updated and sent with regards to any HSE related matters.
  • Inspect large function venues to ensure that it falls within the HSE guidelines, including the food hygiene and Fire and Safety.
  • Observe and report on emergency procedures, drills, practices, etc.
  • Communicate frequently with management to report on the status of health and safety, environment.
  • Examine Health & Safety related documentation and records to ensure compliance with regulations, standards and good practice.
  • Arrange audits of all food and beverage outlets, kitchens and other food related areas.
  • Check the plans, set up and operations of functions/events taking place both within & outside SBUs.
  • As directed, carry out food hygiene(& safety/environmental) audits of external suppliers and produce appropriate reports and recommendations.
  • Investigation of food related complaints, i.e., foreign bodies, suspected/alleged food poisoning/food borne illness, etc.
  • Generally check compliance with Food Hygiene & Safety procedures and appropriate legislation/regulations, Jumeirah standards and international good practice.
  • As required, meet and liaise with enforcement officers and other officials from external organizations.
  • Check and report on standards of cleaning and Hygiene within food establishments.
  • Carry out other functions or activity as directed by General Manager.
About you:
 
The ideal candidate for this position will have the following experience and qualifications: 
  • Graduate or Diploma in occupational safety and health or environment.
  • At least 6 years experience in HSE field, with 3 years in a managerial role, ideally within the hospitality sector in a 5* luxury hotel or resort.
  • Experience working in the Middle East.
  • Good knowledge of local and international legislation, standards and best practices.
  • Good understanding of food hygiene.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills with the ability to interact with different groups of diverse needs and requirements in a motivational manner.
  • Good team player with ability to drive results and to motivate / manage the performance of others.
  • Personality that conveys poise and credibility with high levels of convincing and influencing skills to gain SBU Senior Management’s trust and respect
    shows strong initiative and able to work autonomously with regular communication to Group HSE and other HSE Managers within the region.
  • Fluency in English, both spoken and written.
  • Practical “hands-on” experience in managing an HSE management system having delivered best in class HSE results within a company.
  • Proven ability to use Microsoft office program in an office setting such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Good Presentation skills .
  • Applies good judgment and can act according to Jumeirah Group standards of ethics and integrity.
  • Knowledge of any other language is an advantage.
About the Benefits:
 
This position offers a highly competitive salary and package which includes; housing allowance, annual flight tickets, medical and dental coverage, life and accident insurance, retail and leisure discounts, 50% discount off Jumeirah F&B Outlets and reduced hotel rates. Married colleagues will enjoy family benefits for up to two children which include education assistance.

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Job type
Full-time
Location
Kuwait City, Kuwait
Department
Other
Languages
English
Starting in
As soon as possible

Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa

The Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa is ideally located a mere 10 minutes from Kuwait International Airport and close to Kuwait City’s business centre and major shopping malls. Currently in its soft opening phase, the secluded beachfront resort features 316 rooms and suites, 80 residential suites and 12 villas, six restaurants along with cafes and lounges, a 3 500 m2 ‘Talise Spa’, a 200-metres private beach, two swimming pools and a children’s play area. Additionally, extensive conference and banqueting facilities will be available, including a showpiece 1 950 m2 ballroom.

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